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morning, bianna. mitt romney is here in florida. this battleground state. and he comes to florida without one of his most potent weapons because that jobs reporter raced the claim that the unemployment rate has been above 8% for nearly four years. that change completely altered the political landscape and narrative of the last week. in virginia, there was no public high-fiving. but the jobs numbers were cheered by supporters of the president. >> the unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level since i took office. >> reporter: also in virginia, mitt romney's post-debate momentum ran smack right into those breakthrough numbers. >> more and more people have just stopped looking for work. >> reporter: romney tried to spin the unemployment rate. >> the truth is, if the same share of people were participating in the workforce today, on the day the president got elected, the unemployment rate would be around 11%. >> reporter: the president, who spoke before romney, saw that charge coming. >> today's news, certainly is not an excuse to try to talk down the economy, to score a few political p
, romney tried to spin the unemployment rate. >> the truth is, if the same share of people were participating in the workforce today, as on the day the president got elected, the unemployment rate would be around 11%. >> reporter: the president, who spoke before romney, saw that charge coming. >> today's news, certainly is not an excuse to try to talk down the economy, to score a few political points. it's a reminder that this country has come too far to turn back now. >> reporter: but there was more. when the former ceo of general electric took to twitter and then the air waves, suggesting the obama campaign cooked the numbers. >> i don't know what the right number is. but i'll tell you, these numbers don't smell right when you think about where the economy is right now. >> reporter: many experts laughed off the charge. but the labor secretary, whose department compiles the monthly report, was not laughing. >> i'm insulted when i hear that. it's really ludicrous to hear that kind of statement. >> reporter: now, we know that here in florida, along with mitt romney, is rob portma
>>> good morning, america. breaking news for the viewers in the west. the nation's unemployment rate has dropped to the lowest rate in almost four years. what will that do to romney's momentum? >>> and breaking at this hour, a massive scramble to alert thousands of patients in two dozen states that they might be infected with a deadly meningitis from tainted injections. dozens sick, five dead, and new questions about how this happened in the first place. >>> an abc news exclusive. we track down the security guard who sent that e-mail to a local anchorwoman about her weight. it sparked outrage across the country. she fought back on the air. his message to her now. >> i truly apologize to jennifer. that's the last thing i ever wanted to do. >>> and duel of the divas. the escalating fight between mariah carey and nicki minaj. reports this morning from carey that minaj threatened to shoot her. and now mariah carey has hired more protection. the latest on this fiasco, threatening to blow up "american idol." >>> happy friday, everyone. good morning the all our viewers in the west. as
-touted debate performance, mitt romney said he was completely wrong when he made disparaginining remarks ab the 47% of americans who don't pay taxes. no president since fdr has won re-election with a number that high in unemployment. >>> two men have reportedly been arrested in connection with the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya last month. they've killed ambassador chris stevens and others. this is according to turkish media. a state department e-mail shows that diplomats in libya had requested more security before the attack. but were denied that request. >>> and concerns over a meningitis outbreak has spread to nearly half the country. 35 cases are confirmed in these 6 states. the suspected cause of the outbreak, tainted steroid shots, were shipped to 23 states. the shot came from a massachusetts pharmacy, which has been shut down. >>> and a stunning spike in the price of gas overnight in california, where a gallon will now cost you almost $6 in some areas. that's because of a shortage being blamed on a refinery fire and pipeline problems. nationally, the average sits at $3.78 a ga
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